Koyudo Red Squirrel Face Brush (Yakusugi: Japanese Cedar Handles)

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Release Date April 15, 2021
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Catalog No.NEOKUD-886
JAN/ISBN 4536794978141
Product Type Collectible
MaterialRed Squirrel
SizeFull length approx. 165mm (6.4 in) Hair length approx. 50mm (1.9 in)


We are truly happy to be able to introduce this brush to everyone once again. It is a brush made with squirrel hair, which is incredibly difficult to obtain as the supply of raw hair is currently sharply decreasing. Unlike the usual gray squirrels, this brush, which maintain a unique ease of use and softness, will surely become a valuable asset to you.

The handle is made of YAKUSUGI (Ancient Cedar Trees). It comes in a paulownia box.

[Product Info]
Full length approx. 165mm (6.4 in) Hair length approx. 50mm (1.9 in)
Shape: Round
Hair: Red Squirrel
Softness (degree 1-10): 9

YAKUSUGI (Ancient Cedar Trees)
UNESCO to add Yakushima island to the list of natural World Heritage sites in 1993 and it was registered for Japan's first World Natural Heritage. The ancient Japanese cedar trees on Yakushima island grows from altitude of more than 500 meters above sea level on the island. More than 1000years old cedar is only called "Yakusugi(Yaku cedar tree)."

1.Sublime fragrance of natural wood. (Contains resins of more than general cedar.)
2.Durability to be kept after hundreds of years.(A high antibacterial action and effectively avoid decay from good conditions.
3.Beautiful and elegant grain.(The same pattern does not exist as one in the world.) and so on.
This luxurious cedar is used for make-up brush's handle.*Regarding to Yakusugi, which is used for make-up brush's handle; Yakushima island is registered the World Heritage sites and it is strictly prohibited to cut down Yakusugi. Therefore, this product is made from stumps of previously felled trees and trees that fell naturally in typhoons in Yakushima. These trees are called "Domaiboku", which literally means buried trees in the ground.As you can see from its name, the handles of these products are made of 1000-year-old Yakusugi trees.

We DO NOT cut yakusugi trees for these products as trimming yakusugi trees is prohibited by law. The ones used for these products are those which were naturally blown down by typhoon or strong wind, and therefore are allowed to incorporate into production. Note that the quality is assured.

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Description in Japanese

赤リスフェイスブラシ 屋久杉軸 RSQ-01-Y

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